Bachelor of Midwifery

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

From 2019, all commencing students will be required to attend both Logan and Gold Coast campuses. You will learn from expert midwives in this degree that blends online learning with two-week intensive blocks on campus each trimester. You will also take part in extensive clinical placements and weekly clinical tutorials with a clinical placement lecturer. You will learn in midwifery laboratories that simulate the clinical environment and undertake midwifery clinical experience through professional practice placements in allocated health services involving morning, evening and night shifts. You will follow 20 women throughout their pregnancy, birth and the period six weeks after birth, requiring you to be on-call to attend the labour and birth. Honours Honours is available for this degree (through an additional year of study).

Subjects

  • Challenges in Practice
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Complex Maternal Care
  • Effective Communication for Midwives
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Foundational Anatomy and Physiology
  • Free-choice electives
  • Global Women's Health
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Knowing Midwifery
  • Life Science for Midwives
  • Maternal and Infant Wellbeing
  • Medication, Pharmacology and Screening for Midwives
  • Midwifery Practice 1: Supporting Women
  • Midwifery Practice 2: Acute and Surgical Care
  • Midwifery Practice 3: Complex Maternal and Newborn Care
  • Midwifery Practice 3: Integrating Care with Complexity
  • Midwifery Practice 4: Complex Midwifery Care
  • Midwifery Practice 4: Focused Midwifery Practice
  • Midwifery Practice 5: Midwifery Practice Portfolio
  • Normal-Complex Continuum of Childbirth
  • Preparation for Midwifery Practice
  • Promoting Normal Birth
  • Research Evidence and Clinical Practice
  • Transition to Professional Midwifery Practice

Recognition

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.griffith.edu.au/apply/credit-transfer Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. https://app.griffith.edu.au/credit-precedent/credit_result.php?ngpc=1354&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $91,500 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Logan Campus International: $91,500 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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